Archive for October, 2010

Posted by admin on October - 29 - 2010 0 Comment

With a more wide-open app Market and some seriously dedicated hackers, there’s all kinds of mischief you can get up to with an Android phone. Here’s some of our favorite apps for skirting fees, defeating corporate branding, and other kinda-sorta “Evil” maneuvers. Google Voice Why does an app made by Google, and supported by most  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, IT News
Posted by admin on October - 29 - 2010 0 Comment

Based on an Apple patent application, it seems that the company is contemplating ways to make gadgets more scratch-resistant and durable with cheap nitride coatings on top of stainless steel exteriors. The nitride coatings would not only be low-cost, but they would also leave your gadgets looking great: In addition to providing a durable, hard  [ Read More ]

Categories: Apple, IT News
Posted by admin on October - 29 - 2010 0 Comment

Seymour Hersh’s recent peek inside “cyber warfare” possible affirms two things we kinda already knew: people are easily spooked, and there’s plenty of money to be made by spooking them. The story, oddly, starts with some hot coffee. Hersh begins by recounting an old, widely known story. In 2001, an American EP-3E Aries II spy  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Security
Posted by admin on October - 29 - 2010 0 Comment

The Nexus Two is real. It’s made by Samsung, and a friend of ours got to play with it. It’s not going rock your face like the Nexus One did. But it will record it with a front-facing camera. “When I first saw it from 10 feet away, I thought it was the Galaxy S,”  [ Read More ]

Categories: Gadget, IT News, Samsung, SmartPhone
Posted by admin on October - 29 - 2010 0 Comment

Locked down for your “safety,” your iPhone is designed to operate the way Apple intended. With recently relaxed app store policies and great strides within the jailbreaking community, however, you can add great functionality that Apple never wanted you to have. Note: For a look at the flip side of the mobile OS coin, check  [ Read More ]

Posted by admin on October - 29 - 2010 0 Comment

You’ve been getting by with the cheapie router you bought two years ago, so why should you upgrade now? Performance. And features. We asked seven manufacturers to send us the best consumer routers in their stables regardless of price tags. In most cases, that meant a simultaneous dual-band router capable of running 802.11n wireless networks  [ Read More ]

Categories: Hardware, IT News, Reviews
Posted by admin on October - 29 - 2010 0 Comment

Google has just released a series of updates for their Google Maps Android application. Two of these updates are useful: Place page reviews and the ability to filter search results. But one of them is really interesting: real-time location updating in Google Latitude. To be clear, this feature is an experimental one that Google is  [ Read More ]

Categories: Android, Google, IT News
Posted by admin on October - 29 - 2010 0 Comment

Microsoft just released better than expected Q1 earnings, posting first-quarter revenue of $16.2 billion, an 25% increase from the same period of the prior year. Analysts expected revenue to come in at $15.8 billion. Operating income, net income and diluted earnings per share for the quarter were $7.12 billion, $5.41 billion and $0.62 per share,  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Microsoft
Posted by admin on October - 28 - 2010 0 Comment

Setelah mengalami stagnasi selama beberapa waktu, Yahoo akhirnya merombak layanan email miliknya. Perubahan ini merupakan perubahan paling signifikan dalam lima tahun terakhir yang menjanjikan pengalaman email yang lebih cepat, aman, dan lebih sosial. Perubahan terbesar pada Yahoo Mail saat ini adalah adanya integrasi Facebook dan Twitter dalam sebuah halaman tabulasi baru. Pengguna akan bisa mengikuti  [ Read More ]

Categories: IT News, Yahoo
Posted by admin on October - 28 - 2010 1 Comment

Nvidia chips are powering a supercomputer that the graphics chip supplier claims has achieved the fastest speeds to date. The China-based “Tianhe-1A” has hit 2.507 petaflops, beating a system at Tennessee-based Oak Ridge National Laboratories. Chinese Tianhe-1A supercomputer uses 7168 Nvidia Tesla M2050 GPUs and 14,336 Intel Xeon CPUs. (Credit: Nvidia) The new system would  [ Read More ]

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